Heat Stress


Body temperature is influenced by changes in the environment and physical exertion. Working hard or training outdoors on a hot day has the potential to lead to a dangerous condition called hyperthermia, a condition in which body temperature rises and may lead to injury when the body exceeds 102°F. To [...]

Heat Stress2020-09-09T22:10:10-04:00

Plyometric Training for school-age youth


Children and adolescents need to participate regularly in physical activities that enhance and maintain cardiovascular and musculoskeletal health. While boys and girls have traditionally been encouraged to participate in aerobic training and strength building activities, a growing number of children and adolescents are experiencing the benefits of plyometric training. Plyometrics [...]

Plyometric Training for school-age youth2020-09-09T22:10:20-04:00

Never too late to start Training!


Despite the known benefits of physical activity to health and physical function in aging, the proportion of older adults meeting recommended physical activity guideline remains low (27%). One in four individuals ages 65 years and older falls in the United States every year, and falls are the leading cause of [...]

Never too late to start Training!2020-09-09T22:10:21-04:00

Train yourself into Happiness


It is unrealistic to expect to feel positive emotions all the time. After all, experiencing negative emotions from time to time is part of being human, and we experience a full range of emotions as our circumstances and situations change. However, if we look at negative emotions through the lens [...]

Train yourself into Happiness2020-09-09T22:10:21-04:00

What is Functional Training?


“Functional training” a tremendous popular term we hear personal trainers throw around in any fitness setting, but just like “core training” the concept of functional training or functional fitness is nothing new. In fact, our early ancestors relied on physical endurance, agility, balance, core strength, proprioceptive awareness, neuromuscular coordination, and [...]

What is Functional Training?2020-09-09T22:10:21-04:00
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